Police in Panama say they’ve detained two Panamanian nationals who have been travelling in a automobile carrying 79 packets of unlawful medication.
Local media have recognized one of many detained because the governor of Guna Yala, Erick Martelo.
The police stated they’d been performing on a tip-off and stopped the automobile within the early hours of Tuesday native time at a street block.
They discovered the medication stashed beneath the seats.
Panamanian President Nito Cortizo requested the inside minister to rearrange for the governor’s speedy dismissal.
So far, there was no remark from Mr Martelo or anybody representing him.
Guna Yala is positioned on Panama’s Caribbean coast and is residence to the indigenous Guna folks.
In the south it borders with Colombia and its lengthy shoreline has lengthy been utilized by cocaine traffickers to smuggle their items north.